Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks

3.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $23.09 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 99% (You are doomed)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
There aren't any important qualities of this job that can't be easily automated
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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' job openings is expected to rise 5% by 2031
'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' was $48,040, or $23.09 hourly
'Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks' are paid 5.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as production, planning, and expediting clerks?

As of 2021 there were 367,200 people employed as Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks within the United States.
This represents around 0.26% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 383 people are employed as Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks.

Job description

Coordinate and expedite the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. Duties include reviewing and distributing production, work, and shipment schedules; conferring with department supervisors to determine progress of work and completion dates; and compiling reports on progress of work, inventory levels, costs, and production problems.

SOC Code: 43-5061.00


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Piedmont Jim says
Production Controller here.
To be fair, I've been programming automation for myself already, so...
Jul 08, 2021 at 07:28 PM

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